A dating website has been set up to help men find SECOND WIVES, and already has 35,000 members - most of them from the West Midlands.
It has proved so successful among Muslim men that another site, this time for Westerners, has opened for business – and is especially popular with women. The man behind SecondWife.com is Azad Chaiwala, who insisted the service promoted fidelity, morality and old-fashioned family values.
.... The law surrounding multiple wives in the UK is clear.
It is illegal, with bigamy carrying a maximum prison sentence of seven years.
Chiawala stressed, however, that he was not promoting a criminal act.
His religion allows a man to have up to four wives, as long as they are in agreement with the arrangement, the internet guru maintained.
Those tangled relationships can be celebrated through a civil-style ceremony in mosques but cannot be cemented through a legal, western service.
“This is my wedding, I do not need to have a piece of paper,” Chiawala said.
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